CONTRACT: 1 day a week over 10 weeks or 0.5 days a week over 20 weeks (tbc)
LOCATION: Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
SALARY: £34 per hour
APPLY UNTIL: 5pm Monday 9th August 2021
Wired Aerial Theatre (WAT), are seeking an Aerial Circus teacher with dance experience to work on WAT’s delivery of Higher Education modules due to start in September 2021.
We are interested in a Hoop/Silks specialist who is capable of teaching a range of aerial skills to talented dance students. You will deliver skills in Hoop and Silks and work with the students to enable them to translate these skills into an individual set study.
Your role will include session planning preparation, filming of the skills to be delivered (to act as a teaching resource), leading warm up and conditioning sessions, teaching skills, providing weekly verbal formative feedback to the students and written summative assessments at the end of the 10 week modules. Wired Aerial Theatre pride themselves on pushing the students to create outstanding work whilst valuing the need for the students to understand how to work safely in the air. We also provide specialist aerial sessions which introduce each student to other aspects of the aerial industry.
We are especially interested in recruiting regional aerial circus teachers.
We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality and challenge all forms of discrimination. We actively welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for this role. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, people of African or Caribbean heritage and people of South, East and South East Asian heritage and people who are ethnically diverse and/or with lived experience of racism, ableism, sexism, or genderism, or who have experienced low socio-economic disadvantage.
WHAT WE NEED YOU TO DO.
Closing date for applications: Monday 9th August 2021
Audition tbc week beginning 23rd August 2021
The audition will require you to deliver some skills in aerial hoop and silks to a small group of students. More information will be provided once applicant selection has been approved.